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well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is underway right now in washington, d.c. a live look at president obama and michelle obama having this dance. the festivities under way in the nation's capital. let's take a listen. [ music playing ] >> al green toon there. >> there are only two balls this year. the president and the first lady enjoying the dance. >> tens of thousands of people filled the national mall today to get a look at the inauguration ceremony. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in the nation's capital where he spoke with people who were thrilled to be a part of history. ken? >> reporter: by one estimate the crowd size at this inauguration was bigger than expected, 1 million people. we were in with that crowd as they converged on the capital. many who said getting around was easier than four years ago. >> the streets of washington were clogged with convoys, such as this one. with vendors hocking anything with the president's image and the lines were l
people are expected to watch on monday. today is michelle obama's 49th 49th birthday. she changed her twitter identity to floats which is first lady of the united states. they promise updates. it replace as previous account under michelle obama. >>> ktvu will have live coverage of president obama's inauguration sunday. look for live reports starting with mornings on 2. >> all of boeing 787 dreamliners aircraft around the world are now grounded as investigators look into two battery fires. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us with evidence on what could happen to these batteries. >> reporter: indeed. lithium batteries are everywhere. cell phone, laptops, power tools but should they be powering airlines. >> reporter: boeing picked lithium batteries for its dreamliners. >> they store a lot of energy in a small volume and light weight. they were able to use more battery electricity. >> reporter: here is the danger. from march of 1991 to last year, 132 batteries got fire. those batteries are tiny compared to the dreamliners. >> it is a risky proposition. >> reporter: impurities caused
to making up the story when interviewed again. the cousin of michelle le says false reports hurt real victims. >> it takes police resources away, takes media time away. >> police did not give a motive and they have not yet released the mother's name but says she does have a criminal record. >>> we are learning new twist in last november's deadly home invasion robbery. the san francisco chronicle reports that the victim hired a prostitute named raven dixon. dixon then allegedly gave an oakland gang information on his mansion. gang members planned the home invasion. three men have been charged with his murder. >>> new program that will assign attorneys to investigate complaints for neighbors begins in vallejo today. the neighborhood law program will focus on issues ranging from drug activity to squatting. city attorneys will meet with -- to discuss solutions to problems. attorneys will take attorneys to court if the problem cannot be resolved. >>> uc under graduate students will likely not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. proposition 30 the uc sy
% in four years. >>> first lady michelle obama celebrated her 49th birthday with dinner out and new hair do. this is complete with bangs, this is object her twitter account. she and president obama celebrated her birthday at an italian restaurant in georgetown. 49ers are leaving for atlanta for the nfc championship game. fans are pumped for the game. they sent us photos including this one. it shows a pint-sized fan ready to go in his gear. they are from oakland and they are all decked out in 49er jerseys ready for sunday's game. sherry sent us this for the 49er fan and a 49er onesie. >>> today at five, we are less than 48 hours from the surf contest. see how they are getting ready along the coast so they don't have what happened in 2010. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu, channel 2 news. be sure to join us again at five. we are always here for you and mobile --
at the national washington cathedral. he and michelle obama were joined by joe biden and his wife. the post inaugural press conference dates back to the first inauguration of george washington. >>> how thieves managed to steal a dozen cars from an east bay car kieler -- dealer. >>> and it's a mild, sunny date out there -- it's a mild, sunny day out there. rosemary will be back to tell you about changes. >> reporter: we're live at a march if where a rally is due to get underway about the roe versus wade. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >>> afternoon update for you on that -- an update for you in texas. three people have been injured from a shooting at the lone star college. others are being treated for unknown injuries. police say one person has
to profess your love. ♪ this is chris. he loves card tricks. that's his girlfriend, michelle. and he is going to use his ability with the cards and tricks to basically replay their love story. >> so he's basically asking her to be his -- >> you see he asks her to pick a card that represents her, writes her name on it. >> you and your life and me in my life. >> and this story gets interesting, as he tells it. >> >> i cross paths with a beautiful girl. >> he does a cool trick. puts one card on his hand and puts his hand over that card over her hand. he takes his hand off, all of a sudden it's like two cards stuck on each other. so he takes that card that she was holding, the two-sided card, he puts it over the second card has >> whoa! >> how did he do that? >> so cool! next thing you know, there's a ring. >> that's craziness. >> and he proposes! >> no wonder he was struggling through the trick, you know what i mean? he was proposing to the girl. he's nervous. >> well done. this is the kind of proposal i like, private, creative. full of love and thought. well done. >> now knee boarding. ♪ ♪
of michelle le says false reports cause delays in real cases. >> when you have a woman out there who wants her 15 minutes of fame keeping police from real cases, that's disgusting. >> reporter: amber lee, ktvu. >>> there's a new twist in a murder and home invasion case. an east oakland gang may have planned that attack. the victim kumra reportedly hired a 22-year-old prostitute named raven nixon. she apparently gave them information. >>> alameda sheriff's deputy arrested one suspect and confiscated two firearms after a chase in east oakland early this evening. deputies say the suspect's car crashed into three other vehicles near cooleage. they were trying to stop a reckless drive but called off the chase when it hit city streets. the driver was caught but two other people got away on foot. authorities say a 9-millimeter handgun and ak47 were found in that car. several people suffered minor injuries. >>> a military judge issued a sanity review. army staff sergeant robert bales is accused of killing 16 villagers in afghanistan. his defense attorney says he may have suffered from a traumatic bra
obama's second inaugural. the first lady michelle obama and second lady jill biden hosted tonight's concert for children of military families including usher and katy perry. while washington geared up for the inuation the president and vice president took part in the national day of service in celebration of martin luther king, jr. day. here is a live picture of the u.s. capitol in washington. everything is quiet now, but as andy rose reports, washington, d.c. today was filled with activity and a lot of familiar faces. >> reporter: president obama started the day with painting shelves as part of his project for the national day of service. >> this is what america is about. this is what we celebrate. this inauguration is a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power. but it should also be an affirmation that we're all in this together. the national day of service coincides with martin luther king, jr. day, the federal holiday honoring the late civil rights leader. the vice president and his wife got to work at the national guard armory, filling care gift
to gather. the president and michelle obama will attend both, including this one, this will feature military men and women and this is upstairs, this is the commander in chief bowl. we will bring you live pictures as it follows and we have team coverage tonight starting with ktvu's tori campbell. >> reporter: another massive crowd showed up today to celebrate the inauguration of president obama for his second term. 20 jumbo trons allowed the crowds to witness the ceremony and hear the president's address. >> our journey is not complete till we find a better way towelcome the -- to welcome the immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. >> reporter: we ran into ellen and asked her what she thought. >> there were many references to women, you know, how it is important for women to have equal wages, great job and also he made references to preserving the environment. >> reporter: later there was the parade. it traved 1.5 miles from the capital to pennsylvania avenue. >> we feel extremely honored. we were one
at noon. right after that, join us for "the point after." >>> today is first lady michelle obama's birthday and she celebrated by launching a twitter company -- twitter account. it will be run by her house. she's had one tweet and has about 3500 followers. that number is changing by the minute. happy birthday. she turns 49 today. >> she wears it well. >> she does. >>> sal, you gotta help those folks with the roads. >> it's still messy. looking at 880, we're gonna start there. it's slow starting to get -- trying to get into downtown oakland and when you get to the bridge, it's really not recovered that much. usually by now, the delay is gone. the peninsula and the hayward nimitz freeway traffic is still busy as well, heading southbound on 880 as you drive through. it's more than 30 minutes getting from 238. let's go to evto. >>> all right, sal. not too bad. 50 degrees in mission, van ness. for some it's mild. for others it's cold and damp. it will be sunny, except for fog. 50s to a few low 60s looks this way into the weekend, you two. >> so the mavericks are coming up? >> yes. fri
daughter. the cousin of michelle le says false reports hurt searches for real victims. >> it just takes time a -- time and april tension from the people who need it. resources away, chases media time away. >>> police did not give a motive and have not reese lee -- released the mother's name. but they say she has a criminal record. >>> there is a warning about the scam involving gift cards that you can drive and grocery stores. police say thieves have been switching cards with cards they bought. once the perp buys something and puts money on it, that cash goes to the thieves. >>> president obama's launch claim is organizing a group called organizing for action. organizationers say the group is -- organizers say the group is looking to take energy and turn it into support. first, the group will encourage supporters to pushing on the -- congress on the president's proposals for tougher gun control. scalpers will be blocked from using craigslist and ebay. those websites have agreed to remove listings at the request of new york senator charles schumer. she's the head of the -- he's the head
in service projects. president obama here, you can see he is with michelle obama at an elementary school. he and his wife put together care kits for the deployed troops and at a national guard armory. >> this is what america is about. and this is what we celebrate. this inauguration is a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power and it should be an affirmation that we are all in this together. >>> thousands of people in 50 states also volunteered thundershower time. 100 habitat for humanity volunteers finished building units in daly city. >> they built the complex back in 2010. it is the largest habitat for humanity in the area. >>> dr. king will be honored in san francisco. they are having a special sunday celebration tomorrow. will will be poetry and music from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 this afternoon. >> they will honor martin luther king junior with a parade and rally. it is the fourth event and anyone can march in the parade. can you meet at 9:00 at the dmv and the route will proceed along san pablo avenue and the a rally will foll
understanding the vice president will be walking, there is the first lady, michelle obama. ab stod stoddard is with us. reading all the blogs, what will she be wearing. narrate if if you will. >> she is in combination a tom brown dress. she has a different bells on. j. crew and j. crew shoes. this will go to the national arc kifs immediately after she wears it. she looks absolutely smashing. understated but truly elegant. shepard: she has entered the crypt and come down the stairs. she will be announced as we she walks out. first lady will be followed by the president. let's listen as they make the now traditional walk. this is five inaugurations for me and walking down these stairs every day is challenge for every human who tries it. >> it is not easy. it is dark in there and slippery. this is not the time to have an accident. shepard: certainly not. only a few million, tens of millions of people watching this moment. let's listen, the first lady of the united states about to be announced as she comes in prior to the ceremonial inauguration of her husband for his second term in office. her
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